Author: Juhie Bhatia
Bio: Juhie Bhatia is the managing editor of Women's eNews, an online news service that covers women's issues, and the public health editor of Global Voices Online, which leverages the power of citizens' media. She has covered health, science and women's issues for over 10 years as a reporter and editor. She helped launch EverydayHealth.com, one of the leading health web sites in the U.S., and was previously a nutrition consultant for the Center for Science in the Public Interest's Nutrition Action Healthletter. She has written for Reuters Health, Planned Parenthood's teenwire.com, Bust magazine, HealthDay, Bulletin for the World Health Organization, iVillage and Natural Health magazine, among others. She is a graduate of Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism and has a bachelor's degree in nutritional science from the University of Guelph, Canada.
Posted on: 13 Mar 2012
While Latinos and other immigrants in New York are at high risk for obesity and diabetes, there is no coordinated effort to reach these groups with information on how to improve their diet.